Hospice Volunteer Hairstylist/Barber
Halcyon Hospice Columbia
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
3 people are interested
Looking for a stylist and/or Barber to volunteer to cut hospice patient hair in their homes once per month you would have a different set of patient to provide your time and talent to. This position requires a 2 hour commitment per month. It also requires a background check, drug screen, tb skin test and orientation.
Who is a hospice volunteer?
A hospice volunteer is someone who wishes to make a difference in lives of the terminally ill by contributing directly to the services provided by hospice care. Volunteers provide emotional support and practial assistance that enhances the comfort and quality of life for patients, their families and loved ones. These services can include being available for companionship, listening or simply " being there" for a patient, as well as running errands and preparing meals.
Hospice volunteers often say their experience is personally rewarding and emotionally meaningful to help those in need at a critical point in their lives. Your volunteer work is significant and can make a postive impact in the quality of others' lives.
You can make a positive difference.
As a hospice volunteer, you may be asked to:
Listen and support the patient and family
Read or sit with a patient for short periods of time
Prepare light meal
Write a letter
Observe and report to the hospice team
Act as a liaison between hospice staff , the patient and family
About Halcyon Hospice Columbia
140 Stoneridge Dr Ste 630, Columbia, SC 29210, US
We provide exceptional care and unparalleled services to patients and families who have placed their trust in us.
At LHC Group, we’re dedicated to improving the lives of our patients. Whether you or someone you love is recovering from an illness at home, requires specialized treatment at one of our long-term acute care facilities or is in need of hospice care at the end of life, you can count on our attentive and compassionate professionals to deliver high-quality care.
Care designed to give supportive care to people in the final phase of a terminal illness and focus on comfort and quality of life, rather than cure. The goal is to enable patients to be comfortable and free of pain, so that they live each day as fully as possible. Aggressive methods of pain control may be used. Hospice programs generally are home-based, but they sometimes provide services away from home -- in freestanding facilities, in nursing homes, or within hospitals. The philosophy of hospice is to provide support for the patient's emotional, social, and spiritual needs as well as medical symptoms as part of treating the whole person.